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A SELF-ACCUSED ACCOMPLICE OF MULLER. At the Worship-street police-court, on Wednesday, George Augustus King, about five feet nine or ten inches in height, with straight red whiskers, wiry frame, and of shabby-genteel appearance, calling him- self a publisher, living at Bow, was brought before Mr. Cuthbert Ellison by Mr. Inspector Honey, of the K division, charged upon his own confession with being concerned in the murder of Mr. Briggs. Mr. Abbott attended for the prosecution, which was instituted by Mr. George Buckley, landlord of the Eanelagh Arms Tavern, Old Ford, who statedâLast night, about eleven o'clock, I was in the bar talking to my customers, and expressing the extreme gratifica- tion I felt at the capture of Muller with the extra evidence against him, when the prisoner, who was present in front of the bar, suddenly remarked, I could wager a fortune, if I had it, that there were two men congregated, in it." A gentleman who was pre- sent turned round, and said, You ought not to say such things if you don't know them for facts." Pri- soner turned towards him, and replied, "I don't care; now Muller is caught I'm sure to be apprehended. Muller is coming across the Channel in irons, but I 0 can walk out of these doors at liberty." Another per- son remarkedâ"I am really astonished at your saying this; if a constable was within hearing he would ap- prehend you." I then called prisoner into the tap- room. Mr. Safford (clerk): Was he sober? Witness No; he was not quite sober. Evidence resumed: He took my hand, burst into tears and sobbed out, I wish to have fifty pounds weight taken off my shoulders." I asked, What is the matter with you ?" He then said, Muller and I were hard up: we wanted money, and money we would have. It (the murder) was contemplated three days before it took place. We went to Fenchurch-street, waited there until Mr. Briggs arrived, and took two first-class tickets to Hackney-wick. We did not com- mence our operations. until we had just left Bow Station. I then struck him twice: Muller struck him three times. Muller opened the_ door and laid hold of his body; I lifted him up by his legs and threw him out. I got out at Hackney-wick station, and ran to the Mitford Castle, went into the parlour and heard the fireman of an engine halloo out that some person was run over on the line. I went to assist; helped to carry the man into the public-house, and bathed his temples." Mr. Inspector Honey said that since prisoner had been apprehended he bad maSa inqoisaas at the Mit- ford Castle, and learnt that the prisoner was there two hours previous to the time of the murder. Mr. SafFord: Is the Mitford Castle near the spot where the body of Mr. Briggs was discovered ? Mr. Buckley It is. Mr. Stafford: Is is scarcely evidence, you not being present at the time; but for information, say was the body carried into the house? Mr. Buckley: It was. Permit me to say that on hearing such an extraordinary statement from the prisoner, I conceived it my duty to givs him in charge, that the-police might investigate the matter. Mr. Ellison: Prisoner, at this stage of the proceed- ings I will not call upon you to say anything. I think the matter of such grave importance that opportunity for further and searching investigation should be given. If you have made this statement simply through a drunken freak, you cannot complain at the position in which you are placed. I remand you until this day week. Prisoner was then removed to the eells, where he complained to Bendall, the gaoler, of being kept in prison on such a charge, asserting that he should not have made the statement unless when drunk. A concourse of persons assembled opposite the doors of the court upon the news of Muller's accessory hav- ing been apprehended, and as he left he was greeted with shouts and cries of Muller

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